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Maytag Dryer Error Codes

Maytag Dryer Error Code F1E1

Error Code F1E1 on your Maytag dryer signals a specific issue: the motor relay is stuck on the electronic control board. This error can disrupt the normal functioning of your appliance, but understanding it can help you address the problem effectively.

What Does F1E1 Mean?

The F1E1 error code indicates a malfunction in the motor relay, a crucial component responsible for regulating the motor’s operation. This relay is part of the electronic control board, which serves as the brain of the dryer.

  • Electronic Control Board Failure: The primary cause of F1E1 is a malfunction in the electronic control board. This crucial component coordinates various dryer functions, including motor operation.
  • Electrical Issues: Problems with the power supply or wiring may lead to the motor relay getting stuck, triggering the F1E1 error.

Troubleshooting Steps:

  1. Power Cycle the Dryer: Turn off the dryer, unplug it from the power source, and wait for a few minutes. Plug it back in and turn it on to see if the error persists.
  2. Check Wiring Connections: Inspect the wiring connected to the electronic control board for any loose or damaged connections. Reconnect or replace wires as needed.
  3. Professional Inspection: If the error persists, it’s advisable to seek professional help. A certified technician can diagnose the issue accurately.

Replace the Electronic Control Board

If troubleshooting doesn’t resolve the F1E1 error, the recommended solution is to replace the electronic control board. This component is essential for proper dryer function, and a malfunctioning board can cause various issues.

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